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Next to last run of taper week
4/23/2014 8:29:17 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Tax season is over, which means I can run Wednesday evenings. Two weeks isn't much of the training session, but at least I can run the assigned dist...  Read more


doing better
4/23/2014 2:06:30 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I was finally able to get my leg put back together. Today is a wii sports day golf, bowling, tennis and I may even to dance a little bit. It is just...  Read more


Pinky and the Brain...
4/23/2014 11:30:00 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So, What do you want to do tonight, Brain? Same thing we do every night, Pinky, Take over the whole world. NARF...  Read more


National Zucchini Bread Day
4/23/2014 10:06:16 AM,  7 COMMENTS

National Zucchini Bread Day When : Always April 23rd National Zucchini Bread Day is a day to enjoy Zucchini bread. In researching this...  Read more


There is no Failure
4/23/2014 9:30:18 AM,  2 COMMENTS

"If you learn from defeat, you haven't really lost." "I have not failed, I have successfully discovered over a thousand things that won't work"...  Read more


Middle of the week blahs
4/23/2014 7:38:00 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Today is the first day in a long time that I haven't felt like doing much of anything. This weekend I did the first yard cleanup of the spring and as...  Read more


bad leg day
4/22/2014 9:19:51 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I did get in a 1 1/2 mile walk in before I had problem with my leg. The sleave that the causes the vacuum that holds my leg on came lose. I was at h...  Read more


Tuesday: Easy 5K, Packet Pick Up
4/22/2014 8:24:12 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Yesterday the weather was gorgeous. It was a scheduled rest day in taper week, so I walked instead of running. At noon, it was warm enough to walk i...  Read more


Quote of the Day...
4/22/2014 10:22:39 AM,  2 COMMENTS

"There is Flattery in Friendship" William Shakespeare Personally, I think there is also equally kind, but brutal honesty... Jim Laming...  Read more


National Jelly Bean Day
4/22/2014 9:56:32 AM,  4 COMMENTS

National Jelly Bean Day When : Always April 22nd National Jelly Bean Day is a time to enjoy gobs and gobs of jelly beans. Anyone who l...  Read more


Good Benefit, Good Time
4/22/2014 7:13:37 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Headed to the Suwanee Business Alliance annual golf tournamet. Proceeds go to worthwhile causes in the community. And a good time too....  Read more


Changing my life one day at a time
4/22/2014 12:16:50 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Tomorrow brings the next challenge in my journey. Tomorrow am I have my pacemaker transplant. As many of you suggested I got a second opinion. The...  Read more


Racing / Mac Updates
4/21/2014 3:23:56 PM,  4 COMMENTS

- Saturday, April 19 Ronald McDonald "Run for the House 5K" race: This is the 2nd race I've used my Garmin Forerunner 220 in, and interestingly...  Read more


I am Pleased...
4/21/2014 11:17:27 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I am always apprehensive at declaring my beliefs. Not because of my fear of ridicule, or my timidity. But I am loath to hear someone else bash or de...  Read more


Ups and Downs
4/21/2014 9:48:09 AM,  3 COMMENTS

At some point you realize that life is just that: life. Ups, downs, good, bad, it's all just life. It all balances out, and letting every little bump...  Read more


Patriot's Day
4/21/2014 1:14:34 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Patriot's Day Date When Celebrated: Third Monday in April Some people know little or nothing about Patriot's Day. To New Englander's,...  Read more


3-ish miles and home owner maintenance issues
4/20/2014 7:28:04 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Today's training assignment was 3 easy miles. It's Sunday, and getting my 10K steps on Sunday can be a challenge; so I stretched it to a 3-ish 3.4 mi...  Read more


Happy Easter
4/20/2014 1:40:08 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Wishing Happy Easter to all of my Spark Family and friends 449...  Read more


4/20/2014 11:51:11 AM,  5 COMMENTS
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Happy Easter!
4/20/2014 9:56:44 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Easter is many things to many people. Unfortunately, to many it is no more tha n colored eggs and chocolate bunnies. We should all take a few minute...  Read more


Easter Sunday
4/20/2014 8:19:35 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Easter Sunday Easter Date April 20, 2014 The real meaning of Easter, is the Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. To Christians...  Read more


control eating at work
4/19/2014 10:36:27 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Going into work tonight. When it comes to lunch I will make an effort to control my portions. Wish me luck!...  Read more


Last paced run of the training session
4/19/2014 8:33:22 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Today was the last paced run of the half marathon training. The assigned route was 6-ish miles, where "ish" has become a code word for "long." Accor...  Read more


Happy Easter
4/19/2014 11:20:59 AM,  10 COMMENTS

This time of the liturgical year makes me reflect on my past and future. When I look back at last year, I was very broken. I was depressed, my activ...  Read more


Progress is progress...
4/19/2014 11:09:43 AM,  8 COMMENTS

This morning, on my walk, I thought how I blew it during the time when I could have made the biggest difference in my health. Many people tried to te...  Read more


4/19/2014 11:00:22 AM,  8 COMMENTS

The God of rain cancelled all of the granddaughters' softball games so I have a day with absolutely nothing on the schedule. Yea!...  Read more


National Garlic Day
4/19/2014 9:21:28 AM,  9 COMMENTS

National Garlic Day When : Always April 19th National Garlic Day promotes the many uses of Garlic. And, there certainly are many uses....  Read more


Only 3 Miles
4/18/2014 8:08:39 PM,  5 COMMENTS

At 6 PM today, it was 61 F with a light breeze and clear skies. This is great running weather. I went out and ran 3 easy miles. Garmin reports 3.0...  Read more


4/18/2014 11:22:49 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I have a headache again today. I am wondering if this has something to do with pollen. The last couple of days, my nose is running like a faucet and...  Read more


When is a goal not a goal?
4/18/2014 10:18:13 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I know I said yesterday that getting more sleep was a goal. Truthfully, it was more of a wish. PLMitch commented that it was a good goal, and it mad...  Read more


National Columnists Day
4/18/2014 9:46:18 AM,  7 COMMENTS

National Columnists Day When : Always April 18th National Columnists Day recognizes the importance and value of newspaper columnists....  Read more


Failure and Yesterday
4/18/2014 9:17:37 AM,  5 COMMENTS

"Remember that failure is an event, not a person. Yesterday ended last night."...  Read more


Need to turn off the TV
4/17/2014 9:57:28 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Every morning I plan to go do a 3-4 mile walk, but I turn on the tv instead. I need to leave the TV turned off. On the other hand today I made a pot...  Read more


Tempo Thursday, One Last Time
4/17/2014 9:17:14 PM,  7 COMMENTS

It's Tempo Thursday, with a scheduled group workout focusing on speed at 6 PM. But today also happens to be Maundy Thursday, and I wanted to go to Ma...  Read more


Rested and ready?...Naw
4/17/2014 3:09:33 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I've been working on the whole sleep thing. Last night was not helpful. Lots of catch up stuff the last two nights, actually. Not terribly strenuou...  Read more


4/17/2014 3:08:07 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Well beginning tonight, I will start what feels like my move into Church. Starting tonight with the celebration of the first Eucharist, and ending Su...  Read more


Has a Headache!!!
4/17/2014 10:48:27 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Started out walking 33 minutes this morning. This afternoon, I will walk 30 more to up my daily time...  Read more


See It, Be It!
4/17/2014 8:56:42 AM,  1 COMMENTS

"If you want to reach a goal, you must 'see the reaching' in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal."...  Read more


National High Five Day
4/17/2014 1:23:07 AM,  7 COMMENTS

National High Five Day When : Third Thursday in April Gimme a high five. As a matter of fact, give everyone you see a High Five! ...  Read more


Martha is doing great
4/17/2014 12:21:52 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Martha has lost 8 pounds since she changed her eating habits....  Read more


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